U.S.-Taiwan Relations in a New Era:Looking Forward 30 Years After the Taiwan Relations Act
President Ma Ying-jeou delivered the opening address via videoconference. The Honorable Richard Armitage introduced the President.
We were pleased to have the Honorable Paul Wolfowitz deliver the luncheon keynote address.
The two panels will comprise of constructive analysis and critique on the Taiwan Relations Act's relevance today, the effect it has had on U.S.-Taiwan-China relations, and the future of U.S.-Taiwan relations; particularly within the context of the ongoing warming of relations across the Taiwan Strait.
7:45 AM – 8:25 AM
Registration and time to write questions on cards for President Ma
Light breakfast will be served. We will pick up cards at 8:20 and would like for everyone to be seated by 8:25 before the videoconference starts.
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
President Ma Ying-jeou Audio (mp3, 00:48:20) | Video (00:47:52)
Videoconference from Taiwan
Introduction: Richard Armitage, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Audio (mp3, 00:56:24)
The TRA at Thirty: Serving American Interests Past, Present and Future
Chair:Alex Lennon, Editor of Washington Quarterly & Senior Fellow, CSIS
Jacques deLisle, Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Steven Phillips, Director of Asian Studies and Associate Professor, Towson University
Kerry Dumbaugh, Specialist, Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Audio (mp3, 00:59:32)
U.S.-Taiwan Relations: Looking Forward
Chair: Bonnie Glaser, Senior Fellow, CSIS
Douglas Paal, VP & Director of China Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Alan Romberg, Distinguished Fellow, Stimson Center
Randy Schriver, Partner, Armitage International and CSIS Senior Associate
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Audio (mp3, 00:36:10)
Paul Wolfowitz, Chairman, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council